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Play Is All Around

Close to ocean, lakes, and mountains and with a superb river flowing right by, there is not limit to the outdoor recreation opportunities. Now, a growing number of restaurants and after-work possibilities mean it’s easy to be with family and friends. And the larger cities to the south are an easy drive. Let the fun begin!

Lisbon’s Androscoggin River Trail Completed

by GeneGeiger on August 31, 2014

The Androscoggin River Trail segment of the Lisbon Trails System runs along an old railroad bed, parallel to Route 196 and the Androscoggin River. The town of Lisbon recently celebrated the near completion of its Androscoggin River Trail, stretching from the Sabattus River boat launch off Route 196 to the heart of Lisbon village. The […]


WCSH-TV: Balloon Festival Kicks Off

by GeneGeiger on August 18, 2014

WCSH-TV reports on the 22nd annual Great Falls Balloon Festival. Watch the video.


Balloons dip down into the Androscoggin River while performing a “splash and dash” during the morning launch of the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston on Sunday. Read and see the full story in the Sun Journal.


Wendy Schlotterbeck and her daughter, Hannah Schlotterbeck of Auburn watch as balloons rise above the Androscoggin River during the Great Falls Balloon Festival on Saturday morning. The lack of oxygen in Gulf Island Pond six miles upstream keeps the river from meeting a Class C classification, the lowest allowed by law. The section of river […]


Hundreds Attend First Great Falls Brewfest

by GeneGeiger on June 23, 2014

LEWISTON, MaineĀ (NEWS CENTER) — The inaugural Great Falls Brewfest brought out a number of visitors from throughout New England. The festival, put on by Baxter Brewing, was held at Simard-Payne Park in Lewiston – where the Dempsey Challenge comes to an end. There were two beer tents offering samples from 29 brewers from throughout the […]